Groups ask FDA to Extend Comment Period for FSMA Rule
- May 20, 2014
Posted May 20, 2014 Produce and transportation industry groups have asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to extend...
Two Food Labeling Suits Settle After Judge Certifies Narrowed Class
- May 13, 2014
Posted May 13, 2014 Two food labeling cases recently reached settlement after a judge certified narrower classes of plaintiffs, according...
FDA Releases FSMA Strategy Document, Emphasizes Voluntary Compliance
- May 8, 2014
Posted May 8, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a strategy document that emphasizes voluntary compliance,...
CA Senate Passes Bill to Prevent Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals
- May 2, 2014
Posted May 2, 2014 On Thursday, the California State Senate passed a bill to restrict the use of antibiotics in...
Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Food Labeling Case, POM v. Coca-Cola
- April 28, 2014
Posted April 28, 2014 Last week the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the food labeling case, POM Wonderful...
Dairy Industry, Breweries Ask FDA to Reconsider Animal Feed Regulation
- April 15, 2014
Posted April 15, 2014 American dairy and brewery industries are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reconsider...
Federal Food Labeling Law Draws Ag Support
- April 11, 2014
Posted April 11, 2014 Federal legislation requiring food with genetically modified ingredients to be labeled according to a national standard...
FDA to Finalize Guidance on Voluntary GMO Labeling
- April 3, 2014
Posted April 3, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon finalize its voluntary guidance on labeling for...
FDA Reopens Comment Period for Evaporated Cane Juice on Food Labels
- March 7, 2014
Posted March 7, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reopening the comment period on its draft guidance...
Food Industry Continues with Front-of-Package Labeling Campaign
- March 6, 2014
Posted March 6, 2014 Important players in the food industry, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute, plan...
FDA Proposes Updates to Nutrition Facts Label
- March 3, 2014
Posted March 3, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently proposed rules to update the Nutrition Facts label for...
Chick-fil-A to Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken
- February 17, 2014
Posted February 17, 2014 Chick-fil-A recently announced that its restaurants will be serving antibiotic-free chicken within the next five years,...
Taylor Says FDA Needs More Resources to Implement FSMA
- February 10, 2014
Posted February 10, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs more resources to implement the Food Safety Modernization...
Congress Passes FY 2014 Spending Bill with Directives for USDA and FDA
- January 20, 2014
Posted January 20, 2014 Late last week, Congress passed a $1 trillion omnibus spending package to fund the federal government...
Senator Urges Farm Bill Conference to End USDA Catfish Inspection Program
- January 13, 2014
Posted January 13, 2014 The subject of the USDA catfish inspection program resurfaced lasted week, as letters from opponents were...